The world has recognized the need to go Eco-friendly. Our weddings being the most expensive affairs on the planet can chip in their bit by going green. Going Eco-friendly, in no way means that you will have to compensate on your big wedding dreams. What it certainly does assure is that your wedding is going to be a very personalized and special affair. Now who doesn’t want their wedding to be exclusive! Here are our tips for organizing some ravishing Eco-friendly summer weddings.
Summer Weddings: Eco-Friendly Decor Tips
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Choose An Eco-Friendly Location
It all starts with ‘Where’? Do you have a country farmhouse? Does one of your aunts or uncles have one? Arrange your wedding amongst that farm setup. Summer weddings are anyways suited to the outdoors, so why not make it exclusive by organizing it at a countryside farm, amidst nature. Match your decor up to the farm setting and bring in burnt sienna hued rustic elements for that very chic countryside feel.
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Use Flowers From The Backyard
Instead of importing exotic flowers from far away locations, why not home grow a few in your backyard. Do not underestimate the homegrown beauties! Summers, as it is present you with numerous home grown flower options. You can carve out delicate bouquets, make gorgeous flower arrangements and even use homegrown flowers for decorating your wedding setup.
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An Organic Menu
Whilst at it why not introduce green and organic food into your summer wedding. Check out the local farmer markets beforehand and prepare a menu that gives the local farmers a reason to cheer too. Garden fresh veggies, organic dairy products, select local fruits etc can help you whip an interesting organic menu.
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Use Your Moms Wedding Dress
Recycle and reuse is the mantra for going Eco-friendly. Using your moms dress and revamping it into something that goes with today’s fashion is a great way to kickstart Eco-friendly wedding endeavors. Use laces, flowers, beads etc to embellish the dress. Not only will you do a favor to mother earth but you will also keep the family sentiments intact by doing it.
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Recycle And Reuse
Be it wedding cards, table place cards, wedding favor wrappers or anything else, you can use recycled paper to craft these out. Local stores offer a variety of options for recycled paper and believe me it doesn’t have to be dull and drab just because it is recycled!
Eco-friendly weddings are the next big in thing as more and more people are understanding the importance of conserving nature. Summer weddings provide ample opportunity to hold an Eco-friendly wedding in terms of location options, decor options and menu options. So let this summer wedding of yours be blessed by mother nature herself. Do share your ideas for Eco-friendly weddings.
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